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Baz Luhrmann

 
Date of Birth: September 17, 1962 (60)

Birth Place: New South Wales, AUSTRALIA

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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2018]
Book Writer
Co-Creator
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Director

Writing

Author

Baz Luhrmann Movies

Winter of Our Dreams
 
[1981]
Pete
The Dark Room
 
[1982]
First Student
The Highest Honor
 
[1982]
Able Seaman A.W. Huston
Strictly Ballroom
 
[1992]
Romeo + Juliet
 
[1996]
Everybody's Free to Wear Sunscreen
 
[1999]
Moulin Rouge!
 
[2001]
The Dream Studio
 
[2004]
Duck, Duck, Goose!
 
[2005]
Australia
 
[2008]
The Great Gatsby
 
[2013]
Elvis
 
[2022]
Director, Producer, Writer

Baz Luhrmann TV Shows

A Country Practice
 
[1981-1982]
Jerry Percival

Baz Luhrmann Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Baz LuhrmannLa Bohme
 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Direction of a Musical
Baz Luhrmann, La Bohème
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Director - Musical Gold Star
Baz Luhrmann, La Boheme

Baz Luhrmann News

Broadway Buying Guide: November 21, 2022 Photo Broadway Buying Guide: November 21, 2022
by Team BWW - Nov 21, 2022

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, November 21, 2022.

Review: Overwhelming Splendor Arrives with MOULIN ROUGE! at OC's Segerstrom Center Photo Review: Overwhelming Splendor Arrives with MOULIN ROUGE! at OC's Segerstrom Center
by Michael Quintos - Nov 17, 2022

Loosely adapted from Baz Luhrmann's 1999 hit movie, the campy, sensory overload that is the Tony Award-winning stage adaptation of MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL---now playing at OC's Segerstrom Center for the Arts through November 27, 2022---is an entertaining pop-music-tinged feast for the senses.

Luhrmann, Burstein, Tveit & Cote to Sign Copies of New MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Book Photo Luhrmann, Burstein, Tveit & Cote to Sign Copies of New MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Book at Rizzoli Bookstore
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022

Baz Luhrmann, who co-wrote and directed the Award-winning MOULIN ROUGE! film, will join Moulin Rouge! The Musical original Broadway cast members Danny Burstein and Aaron Tveit with writer David Cote to sign copies of Moulin Rouge! The Musical: The Story of The Broadway Spectacular on Friday, December 2nd at 6:30 p.m. at the Rizzoli Bookstore.

Tickets to MOULIN ROUGE! in Brisbane Are on Sale Today Photo Tickets to MOULIN ROUGE! in Brisbane Are on Sale Today
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2022

Tickets for the much anticipated Moulin Rouge! The Musical go on sale to the public today, Thursday 17 November, for a strictly limited Brisbane season commencing at Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) in May 2023.

San Francisco Opera Presents THE TRAVIATA ENCOUNTER Next Weekend Photo San Francisco Opera Presents THE TRAVIATA ENCOUNTER Next Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2022

For one night only, San Francisco Opera invites audiences to experience the romance, drama and passion of Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata in a new and unforgettable way. The Traviata Encounter will immerse guests in the seductive world of the opera and one of the art form's greatest characters, Violetta Valéry, based on an actual person, Marie Duplessis, who was a courtesan in 19th-century Paris.

Review: MOULIN ROUGE! at Musical Dome Koln Photo Review: MOULIN ROUGE! at Musical Dome Koln
by Martin Ganeider - Nov 6, 2022

Baz Luhrmann's masterpiece found its way to the stage back in 2019 and took audiences and critics by storm. The multi-awarded piece has finally arrived in the German Musical cosmos, ready to shine!

MOULIN ROUGE! & SIX to Perform on CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade Photo MOULIN ROUGE! & SIX to Perform on CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade
by Michael Major - Nov 3, 2022

The Broadway casts of ‚ÄúMoulin Rouge‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúSIX the Musical‚ÄĚ will perform on The Thanksgiving Day Parade on CBS, anchored by Kevin Frazier and Keltie Knight. Jeremy Sisto from FBI, Liza Lapira from The Equalizer, and Louis Cato, bandleader on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert will also appear on the special.

MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Announced At Broadway Dallas; Tickets On Sale November 4 Photo MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Announced At Broadway Dallas; Tickets On Sale November 4
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 2, 2022

Broadway Dallas and Broadway Across America (BAA) have announced that the first North American tour of Moulin Rouge! The Musical will play in Dallas at the Music Hall at Fair Park from March 15 through April 2 as part of the 2022-2023 Germania Insurance Broadway Series presented by Broadway Dallas. Tickets will go on sale Friday, November 4 at 10 a.m.

MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL National Tour is Coming to the Hobby Center in February 202 Photo MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL National Tour is Coming to the Hobby Center in February 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2022

Memorial Hermann Broadway at the Hobby Center has announced tickets for the first¬†North American tour¬†of¬†Moulin Rouge!¬†The Musical¬†will go on sale Friday, November 4 at 10AM.¬†Moulin Rouge! The Musical¬†will play the Hobby Center February 22 ‚Äď March 12, 2023.

Review: STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL, Birmingham Hippodrome Photo Review: STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL, Birmingham Hippodrome
by Laura Lott - Nov 1, 2022

The cast and creatives attached to this production of Strictly Ballroom the Musical are enough to make any Strictly Come Dancing fan salivate. Yet despite what should be a winning team, this production fails to find all the right moves.

Baz Luhrmann Videos

Video: Inside Rehearsal For STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL Videoplay
Video: Inside Rehearsal For STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 5, 2022

All new rehearsal footage has been released for Strictly Ballroom the Musical, coming to New Wimbledon Theatre on 7th¬†‚Äď 12th¬†November.

VIDEO: MOULIN ROUGE! National Tour Performs 'El Tango de Roxanne' on THE LATE LATE SH Videoplay
VIDEO: MOULIN ROUGE! National Tour Performs 'El Tango de Roxanne' on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN

by Michael Major - Aug 26, 2022

Watch a video of Conor Ryan and the national tour cast of Moulin Rouge! The Musical performing 'El Tango de Roxanne' on The Late Late Show with James Corden. The joining Ryan in the touring cast is Courtney Reed as Satine, Austin Durant as Harold Zidler, Gabe Martínez as Santiago, Libby Lloyd as Nini, and more.

VIDEO: First Look at the New Trailer for MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL North American Tou Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at the New Trailer for MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL North American Tour

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2022

The North American Tour of Moulin Rouge! The Musical has just released a new trailer. Watch now! The Tony Award-winning Best Musical begins a strictly limited three-week engagement tomorrow through June 26 at the Buell Theatre in Denver. 

VIDEO: The Cast of MOULIN ROUGE! Performs on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of MOULIN ROUGE! Performs on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT

by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022

This weekend, the West End cast of Moulin Rouge! performed on Britain's Got Talent and you can watch the full performance video here.

VIDEO: The Cast of MOULIN ROUGE! Sydney Meets the Press Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of MOULIN ROUGE! Sydney Meets the Press

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 15, 2022

Moulin Rouge! The Musical will commence performances at Sydney's Capitol Theatre on 28 May 2022. This week, the cast officially met the press!

VIDEO: First Look at Baz Luhrmann's ELVIS Biopic in Official Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at Baz Luhrmann's ELVIS Biopic in Official Trailer

by Michael Major - Feb 17, 2022

The film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (Butler), seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Hanks). The cast also includes Richard Roxburgh, Hellen Thomson, Natasha Bassett, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Zavier Samuel, and Jodi Smit-McPhee.

VIDEO: The Creatives of MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Chat Bringing it to the West End Videoplay
VIDEO: The Creatives of MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Chat Bringing it to the West End

by Eleni Cashell - Jan 17, 2022

We chat to the show’s creatives, Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and Justin Levine, about the ten-year journey to the stage, and what makes the show so spectacular.

VIDEO: The West End Cast Chat MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Videoplay
VIDEO: The West End Cast Chat MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL

by Eleni Cashell - Jan 7, 2022

We chat to the cast of Moulin Rouge! The Musical about bringing the spectacular spectacular to the West End.

VIDEO: MOULIN ROUGE! Tour Cast Perform National Anthem at Broncos Game Videoplay
VIDEO: MOULIN ROUGE! Tour Cast Perform National Anthem at Broncos Game

by Stephi Wild - Dec 16, 2021

The National Tour company of Moulin Rouge! performed the National Anthem at a recent Denver Broncos game. Broadway veterans Courtney Reed and Conor Ryan play the roles of Satine and Christian.

VIDEO: Hangin' on 45th Street with MOULIN ROUGE!'s Natalie Mendoza! Videoplay
VIDEO: Hangin' on 45th Street with MOULIN ROUGE!'s Natalie Mendoza!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 4, 2021

Natalie Mendoza is in the midst of a full circle moment. In 2001, she starred as 'China Doll' in Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge! Now she's onstage eight times a week, leading the company of the Tony-winning Broadway show of the same name.


Baz Luhrmann Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Baz Luhrmann written?
Baz Luhrmann has written 1 shows including Moulin Rouge! (Author).

What awards has Baz Luhrmann been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for La Bohme Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for La Bohème and Outstanding Director - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for La Boheme .

What awards has Baz Luhrmann won?
Outstanding Director - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for La Boheme.